Community Profile

Population 1990 2000
Ste. Genevieve City 4,411 4,476
Ste. Genevieve County 16,037 17,842
County Population by Age
Age Population
0-24 6,112
25-54 7,391
55-64 1,747
65+ 2,592
Available Work Force (February 2005)
Labor Force 8,114
Unemployment Rate % 7.1
Taxes
Tax Levy $3.3081
Sales Tax % 7.225 (city and county combined)
Utilities
Telephone Southwestern Bell (800) 464-7928
Electric & Gas Citizens Electric (573) 883-3511
Missouri Natural Gas Company (877) 664-2726
Empire Gas (Propane) (573) 547-2550
Ferrell (Propane) (573) 483-2633
Water Municipal Water Works (573) 883-5400
Public Water Supply (573) 883-5670
Hospitals
Hospitals 1
Hospital Beds 57
Doctors 12
Registered Nurses  
Nurse Practitioners 35
Education
Public Elementary Schools 2
Private & Parochial Elementary Schools 5
Public High School 1
Private & Parochial High Schools 1
Average ACT Score 20.5
Pre-Schools & Daycares 23
Public Safety
Police One police station with 10 officers
Fire Eight fire stations with 162 total volunteer firefighters
Deputies 17 road deputies and 25 detention deputies
Climate
Mean temperature in January 30.3
Mean temperature in July 79.3
Housing
Median Income $39,200
[photo] Dena Kreitler

Dena Kreitler
Executive Director

“Take a walk downtown and you will find the ambience and charm of our lovely shops and restaurants. The residents of this community take pride in their homes and the town's culture. We hope that your visit to our beautiful town becomes a treasure for you and your family.”

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  • Citizen's Electric Corp
  • Holcim
  • Ste Genevieve County Memorial Hospital
  • Mississippi Lime
  • Merci Medical Center
  • Lhoist North America